We believe that strong scientific research is critical for effective planning of conservation measures. Bats as such are neglected…

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Effective conservation actions require the community and policy makers to be educated and learned. Any impactful awareness programs…

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Bats play a crucial role in balancing our ecosystem by taking on the role of birds during night, whether it be as pollinators, seed dispersers…

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About Bats


Interesting Facts

How can Bats hang upside down without blood rushing into their brain? A. The valves in the arteries of...
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Myths about bats

Our society has created many myths about bats which have affected how these wonderful creatures are viewed and...
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Natural History of Bats

For many people it may be surprising to know that of the many species of mammals found across...
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Threats to Bats

Bats face varied levels of threats that affect their ability to maintain a healthy population. These threats range...
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Our Projects

This has been one of our long-term projects which is in its 7th year now. Each year we add more roost sites (caves, ruins, temples, trees, etc) to our database and start monitoring their population dynamics over the seasons.

The state of Karnataka in India has diverse landscapes and habitats with more than 38 types of forests, like rain forests, shola forests, dry deciduous forests, scrub forests…

Barring few, most of the bat species found in India do not have good photographs that can help in identification or conservation efforts. A good picture that portrays the bat in its natural surroundings and an attractive…


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Your donation can help protect bats

Saving India’s bats are critical to maintain our eco-system. Driving effective conservation and research projects require huge resources. Hence your financial help in protecting these enigmatic species will be very valuable to us. So please help us by donating generously and be part of this endeavor to preserve the bats across India. All donations are tax exempted in India under 80G.


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Your support can help drive more research

Bat Conservation India runs various projects both short and long term and requires assistance of volunteers to manage these projects. If you are interested in bats and would like to be involved with Bat Conservation India, do join us by becoming a member. Members will be notified about existing and upcoming projects and those interested can volunteer.


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